Hesston College

Overview of Hesston College

The campus of Hesston is in Hesston, KS, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. Its Mennonite Church nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Hesston is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Hesston is known for its programs in liberal arts, religion and philosophy.

Hesston Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.


Hesston maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 432 students enrolled (389 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Hesston has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Hesston offers students meal plans. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Hesston College, the two-year college of Mennonite Church USA, educates and nurtures each student within Christ-centered community, integrating thought, life, and faith for service to others in the church and the world."

More complete details are provided below.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Bible/Biblical Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Youth Ministry
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot And Flight Crew
Air Traffic Controller
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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